Emily’s story: Day 254

Emily’s story: Day 254

Emily Lamb, Director of Prop Options A leading supplier in luxury and bespoke cake stands I completed a Business Management degree whilst I was pregnant with our second daughter. I worked hard at it, but it wasn’t at the forefront of my priorities, so when Mila was...
Sam’s story: Day 251

Sam’s story: Day 251

Sam Peddie, Founder of The Barn & Wirral Candle Co A bespoke soy scented candle service that aims to ‘inspire, evoke and soothe’ I’m a great believer in doing what you love as often as possible and as much as you can, which is why I always say it’s...
Jeni’s story: Day 250

Jeni’s story: Day 250

Jeni Jacques-Williams, Owner of Lemon Studio Ceramics A small pottery hub based at Dunham Massey creating ceramics, running courses and hosting parties I became self-employed in 2017 after being involved in an extremely serious incident at work. Up until that point...
Jo’s story: Day 245

Jo’s story: Day 245

Jo Lloyd, Owner of Designs from the Heart Specialising in creating unique keepsakes – including motivational mugs, decorative glassware, personalised prints and greetings cards I started my own business almost five years ago because I couldn’t afford to go back...
Lucille’s story: Day 240

Lucille’s story: Day 240

Lucille Whiting, Creative Director at Sophia Alexander Jewellery Luxury gold and silver fingerprint jewellery proudly made in Britain  For the past 13 years I’ve been growing my family and my jewellery business simultaneously. I went self-employed after realising...
Kate’s story: Day 231

Kate’s story: Day 231

Kate Lowry, Owner of The Ribbon Rose Studio A keepsake boutique creating bespoke personalised memory items using loved ones’ clothing to treasure for many years to come  For many years, whilst working a number of office jobs, I’d dream about doing something...